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OKG Newsletter

Topic: conservation

Dry ideas

In the wake of a brutal drought, OKC officials consider water conservation efforts.


Clifton Adcock
Amid a two-year drought with no relief in sight, Oklahoma City is exploring further water conservation, including raising water rates if a customer exceeds normal usage.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Water and wishful thinking

Letters to the Editor

Ron Ferrell
I want to thank Oklahoma Gazette for featuring three important stories, in back-to-back issues, about our looming water crisis. Western Oklahoma hasn’t had measurable rain in about three years. Farm ponds are dry. Foss Lake is in crisis. Clinton is in dire water straits, and the list grows.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

A fine idea

OKC officials plan to increase fines that violate water rationing.


Tim Farley
Oklahoma City residents who violate a mandatory water-restriction plan could soon find themselves paying a big fine.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Conserve verve


Alyssa Grimley
Earth Fest at Martin Park
1-4 p.m. Saturday
Martin Park
500 W. Memorial

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

OKC, get serious about water conservation


David Ocamb

It’s often said you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. In terms of resources, nothing could be closer to the truth. Oklahoma is blessed with many resources — resources that have helped us build Oklahoma City from the desolate ghost town I remember as a child, during the oil bust, into one of our country’s best-kept secrets for quality of life.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Worst-case scenario

OKC officials roll out a possible water conservation plan in case of a brutally dry summer.


Tim Farley
If drought conditions worsen in Oklahoma City, homeowners won’t be mowing thick, lush lawns this summer.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Local stock

Oklahoma City maintains the state’s only fish hatchery, which enriches lakes, ponds and lives.


Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s Parks and Recreation Department stocks more than half a million fish a year into the city’s three lakes and other bodies of water across the city.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014